- Plug in hot glue gun so it is ready to use when needed.
- Punch twenty four 1" circles from cardstock. You will use two of these circles on each of the rosettes.
- Using cardstock or patterned paper, cut three 3" x 12" strips and score every 1/2" using Martha Stewart Scoreboard.
- Accordion fold each strip.
- Adhere three strips together, end to end to create one long strip. Adhere ends together to form a circle. Set circle on a flat surface, push top edge towards the middle so that it lays flat. Push outside edges of flat circle towards the middle and hold center in place. Add hot glue around center of rosette and add cardstock circle. Turn rosette over and add a second cardstock circle using hot glue.
- Repeat using diagram above for the sizes and quantity of strips for each layer. Note: Some layers have the same size and quantity of strips. You will need to push the sides of the rosette in a bit more on each layer to create the layered effect.
- Tree topper shown is a rosette following the first layer dimensions. It is then adhered to the top in an upright position.
- Add ons: Use twine and circle punches to create garland, add other embellishments, or make additional rosettes to use as Christmas tree ornaments.
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